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Secure venture capital? Easy.

Getting a business up and running or pushing a brilliant product to the marketplace requires capital. For many entrepreneurs, a lack of start-up capital can be the single biggest roadblock to their dreams of success and fortune. Venture Capital For Dummies takes entrepreneurs step by step through the process of finding and securing venture capital for their own projects.

  • Find and secure venture capital for your business
  • Get your business up and running
  • Push a product to the marketplace
  • If you're an entrepreneur looking for hands-on guidance on how to secure capital for your business, the information in Venture Capital For Dummies gives you the edge you need to succeed.

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  • Find and secure venture capital for your business
  • Get your business up and running
  • Push a product to the marketplace
  • If you're an entrepreneur looking for hands-on guidance on how to secure capital for your business, the information in Venture Capital For Dummies gives you the edge you need to succeed.

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  • Find and secure venture capital for your business
  • Get your business up and running
  • Push a product to the marketplace
  • If you're an entrepreneur looking for hands-on guidance on how to secure capital for your business, the information in Venture Capital For Dummies gives you the edge you need to succeed.

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    Introduction 1

    Part I: Getting Started with Venture Capital 5

    Chapter 1: Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained: Venture Capital Basics 7

    Chapter 2: The Venture Capitalist Mindset 17

    Chapter 3: Is Working with a VC Right for You? 33

    Chapter 4: Alternatives to Venture Capital Funding 45

    Chapter 5: Connecting with Investors Online and Face to Face 65

    Part II: Becoming Attractive to Venture Capitalists 85

    Chapter 6: Positioning Your Company for Funding 87

    Chapter 7: Cultivating Relationships 111

    Chapter 8: Providing an Exit Strategy 131

    Part III: Getting Your Ducks in a Row: Deal Design and Due Diligence 149

    Chapter 9: Structuring Pre-VC Deals 151

    Chapter 10: Leading the Risk Conversation 173

    Chapter 11: Telling Your Valuation Story 195

    Chapter 12: Negotiating Your Terms 211

    Part IV: Pitching to Investors 235

    Chapter 13: Due Diligence: Preparation and Fundamentals 237

    Chapter 14: Planning Your Pitch 261

    Chapter 15: Visualizing the Deal: Creating Your Pitch Deck 275

    Chapter 16: Show Time! Making Your Presentation 299

    Chapter 17: If at First You Don't Succeed — and Even If You Do — Try, Try Again 309

    Part V: The Part of Tens 321

    Chapter 18: Ten Ways to Lose a Deal 323

    Chapter 19: Ten Places and People That Can Lead You to a VC 327

    Index 331